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CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 10:00am EST
. they are under our section called news about books. pulitzers this year, stephen greenblatt won for general nonfiction this word history delete many maribel, one for malcolm x and biography or autobiography. john lewis gaddis, george f. kennan and american life. what is this word about? >> guest: to swerve if i remember right, i admit i dipped into the book when it came out. it's fascinating. it was a little on the side of being i don't want to say -- intellectual. i don't mean to say that dismissively. that is about a palm. help me here. do you remember the name of the palm? we are funky and this exam here. rediscovered in the renaissance and then it changed the way it was published i guess you would say. printed or something. >> host: i didn't mean to but she was the spot there. >> guest: the cultures where did that and put in more modern take on life and the fear of dying is to put the fear of dying, which is far more predominate and stops people from doing things prior. at least that's the part of this work. >> host: sarah weinman, if a book is nominated or wins a national book award ar
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 9:00am EST
. pulitzers this year, stephen greeneblack won this work, history, manning mirabel won for malcolm x, autobiography john lewis gas's george f. kennan, an american life. what is this swerve about? >> was a little on the side of being intellectual. i don't mean to say that dismissively. it is about a poem. the remember the name of the poem? >> not offhand. [talking over each other] >> rediscovered in the renaissance. then it changed the way -- it was published -- >> brought out. >> printed. >> and mean to put you on the spot but it is called "the swerve". cultures swerve a bit and took on a modern take on life and fear dying is the big thing. it dealt with the fear of dying which was more predominant and stopped people from doing things prior to this and that is part of "the swerve". >> of the book is nominated wins a national book award or nominated and wins a pulitzer does it change sales? >> as an example to answer your question, the pulitzer prize did not award a prize in fiction this year which was the first time that it happened since the late 1970s and there was a huge uproar la
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 7:15am EST
. >> stephen carter we been talking to the national book festival. "the impeachment of abraham lincoln," if you want to know how it turns out, here's the book. you can buy to sell. stephen carter, thank you for joining us here in booktv for a few minutes. >> my pleasure, thank you so much. >> next, from the 12 annual national book festival, elizabeth dowling taylor presents her book, "a slave in the white house: paul jennings and the madisons." it's about 45 minutes. >> good afternoon. first i am a first time author, and i'm thrilled to be here. [applause] this was a true labor of love. i researched my topic for three years and spent a year-plus writing it. it is hummabling and gratifying to see it so well received, and to be following walter isakson, robert caro, and tony. [applause] i came to develop a strong interest in paul jennings when i was director of education at james madison's month peelier in virginia. i was familiar with jennings' memoir considered by the white house historical association to be the first memoir of life in the white house. it was titled "a colored man's rem innoce
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 11:15pm EST
www.big-books.org. www.big-books.org. >> we've been talking with professor stephen and this is his newest book oops serving our politicians stumble. we are at the naval academy. this is book tv on c-span2. >>> his onetime liberal ideologies and on several current and social issues next on book tv. mr. mamet delivers the 22 manhattan institute lecture at the plaza hotel in new york city. it's a little over one hour. [applause] >> what a magnificent introduction. thank you to all of you here tonight. as thinking about a friend of mine, rest in peace, and harold when he accepted the nobel prize he wrote a rather scathing indictment of the west. i thought back to the time i was making a movie with harold and we were shooting in a white truffle chapel in a jewish neighborhood and he started reminiscing about his life when growing up over his uncle's radio shop -- he was reminiscing over growing up over his uncle's radio shop in the jewish area chapel and his magnificent radio actor voice became skittish to 1938 and his face lit up remembering those days growing up in the warmth of the j
KRON
Dec 8, 2012 8:00pm PST
points and stephen curry scored 22 to keep his record of seven straight games with 20 points or more going. the warriors are thirteen and seven on the season and are currently sitting in fifth place in the western conference. next up the warriors head to charlotte on monday to take on the bobcats. >> heavy snowfall has blanketed much of europe the snow has already caused a few headaches. flights have been canceled and delayed in cities such as paris and amsterdam. last weekend, heavy snow in russia shut down a major highway leaving drivers stranded. europe has more snow in the forecast. i was just in washington d.c. it was blue skies. and a sunny skies. >> it is still december. >> and time flies when you're having fun. >> it is going to be gorgeous with temperatures in the 60s. 63 degrees in san francisco, san jose. fremont. mid-60s, concord. and we do have some rainfall on the way but we will wait a little bit with light rain. with much cooler expected. >> perfect for the season. >> correct. >> that is it for us will see you at 11 (music)
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
, but i'm wondering if you think it's stunt or serious. comedian stephen colbert wanting demint's seat. >> well, he can certainly run for office and try to earn it. but nikki haley, the governor of south carolina, will be choosing who will replace jim demint. i worked for bill frist and he had a joke, as majority leader, that it's like being undertaker. 99 people under you and no one listening. so perhaps jim demint felt that no one was listening. but as someone who actually believes in service and in the honor of being a united states senator, i don't exactly agree with quitting your term midway after all the people who worked so hard for you, who raised money, who went to the polls to support you. it's going to stay in our seat because the governor of south carolina is a republican, yet i think that jim demint did owe his constituents a little bit more than two years. >> i actually agree with amy on that. and unfortunately, he's getting a lot of comparisons with sarah palin, which can't really be a good thing. >> what about just very, very quickly, because we're almost out of time, a
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 12:00am EST
of the literary award and stephen king. please join me in recognizing these great american writers. [applause] i would like to our financial supporters. without whom woe couldn't bring you awards the or programs. i would like you to hold your applause until i've read the list. premier sponsors barnes & noble, ban skies, random house, the ford foundation, leadership sponsors. harper colins, stephen king, debra buy lee, thank you. [applause] [applause] okay, now for something special. i'd like to acknowledge in the audience the winner of the fourth annual innovation in reading prize. funded by the lessening gear foundation. listen to the list and hold your applause until i'm finished. we have 15-year-old lily. she started givingly briers in a homeless shelter where kids can take as many books as they want they'd would own not borrow. in chicago reading against the odds. enhancing the critical thinking skills of adult literacy learnings by introducing them to challenging book. the at the library in colorado a group of teens calling themselves the interesting readers society. produce unique book tel
ABC
Dec 14, 2012 1:40am PST
of the crisis in libya, and the attack in benghazi that killed ambassador chris stephens. >> i didn't want to see a confirmation process that was very prolonged, very politicized, very distracting, and very disruptive. because there are so many things we need to get done as a country. >> massachusetts senator john kerry and former republican senator chuck hagel of nebraska are now considered the front-runners to replace hillary clinton when she officially steps down. >>> in oregon, the shopping mall that became the scene of a deadly shooting rampage days ago is set to reopen this morning. a candlelight vigil for the victims will be held tonight. two people were killed and the 15-year-old girl was wounded when 22-year-old jacob roberts opened fire inside the clackamas town center on tuesday. roberts then killed himself. there is still no motive for the shooting. >>> a much calmer day is in store for san diego after a pounding rainstorm drenched that city. the rain came down so fast and furious, in fact, it flooded businesses and major intersections, leaving drivers stranded in the road. som
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
as a possible candidate, stephen colbert. the push to put a comedian on capitol hill. that's next on "cbs this morning." [ female announcer ] he could be your soulmate. but first you've got to get him to say, "hello." new crest 3d white arctic fresh toothpaste. use it with these 3d white products, and whiten your teeth in just 2 days. new crest 3d white toothpaste. life opens up when you do. new crest ♪ white toothpaste. ♪ [ girl ] dear santa... ♪ dear santa, i want a ballerina tutu, a pink bike, a unicorn night-light... [ female announcer ] this year, bring their wish list to life. [ girl ] ...princess doll, markers... ♪ the blitz. the dunk. nothing goes better with football than golden, crispy chicken mcnuggets from mcdonald's, dunked in spicy buffalo and creamy ranch. more good times to love. nexxus salon hair care combats 8 signs of aging hair. unveiling 2013, new nexxus youth renewal elixir. go online for your complimentary bottle before it hits stores in january. when you give a child a toy, it has to work. ♪ make just one someone happy and when it's a toys for tots child
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am EST
dolphins owner, dolphins better than the beginning of the season. stephen ross joins us, he's smiling, next to discuss the plans. the futures are indicated higher. we've got that going for us, which is nice, "squawk box" will be right back. [ male announcer ] at scottrade, we believe the more you know, the better you trade. so we have ongoing webinars and interactive learning, plus, in-branch seminars at over 500 locations, where our dedicated support teams help you know more so your money can do more. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. our teams have the information you want a where every cappuccino and latte is only made with fresh milk. and where the staff is exceptionally friendly. ♪ nespresso. what else? [ male announcer ] when this hotel added aflac to provide a better benefits package... oahhh! [ male announcer ] it made a big splash with the employees. [ duck yelling ] [ male announcer ] find out more at... [ duck ] aflac! [ male announcer ] ...forbusiness.com. ♪ ha ha! . >>> after a decade in the making, construction on hudson yards, new york city'
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 9:00pm EST
the big-name author decides to self published james patterson, stephen king, i will be my own publisher. that has not have been the at. >> host: we are out of time. we asked both sarah weinman and bob minzesheimer in
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 8:00am PST
. nikki haley gets to pick a replacement. comedy central's stephen colbert hinted at another unlikely candidate. >> but who will she pick? let's see. want somebody young, somebody conservative, somebody from south carolina, maybe somebody who had a super pac. wait a second. [ applause ] watch where you point that thing. it's powerful. okay. >> that wandering f infinger. colbert took himself out of the running with her when he could not name the state drink which is milk. thomas roberts will be back on monday at 11:00 eastern time. "now" with alex wagner. my favorite was the stash. he looks five years younger. >> he does. i'm uncomfortable seeing david axelrod without the mustache. it's wrong but so right he raised so much money. >> he did a great job. >> we have a big show today. the unemployment rate may have ticked down last month, but will it prevent the country from falling off the fiscal cliff? new reports say president obama and john boehner are going mono mono with negotiations. ayman jabbers will join us with a live report. a tea party king maker and now jim demint says he can
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm EST
would you feel? >> just on the j.f.k. assassination thing. i just read one of stephen king's new books which is about the assassination and a man who has the ability to go back in time and tries to stop the assassination of j.f.k. does that mean we should put a thing on the front and say this didn't happen? at what point is it someone's responsibility to find out whether there is a backing up of that argument. it seems ridiculous when it's about time travel because there is no time travel yet. to a lot of people that would be absurd, where is that line? it's a gray area. >> i think the answer to somebody who will look at -- watch "24" and say see didn't i tell you americans are torture mongers. it goes to the old question of what is the effect, what's the cause and what's the effect of art and on public perception and behavior. would i personally feel responsible? i thought about it and i do think we all bear some responsibility but not complete responsibility. so somebody who doesn't have a critical capacity to turn on a television and realize this is fiction, this is not a representa
CNBC
Dec 20, 2012 3:00pm EST
is with bell point alternatives and on the fundamental side of the story stephen weiss is with short hills capital. good to see you. jeff, make the case. you're looking at the charts. how do you like ups versus fedex? >> maria, i think you have to look at the longer-term chart, and if you look at the ten-year period, the true leader is federal express. it's up 76% versus the 24% that ups is. that's where you find the leaders. now let's take a closer look and look at the micro view of this chart, and we go to the year to date chart, and if you see a year to date, trading within a range, between 84 and 94, and what's going tonight difference. what's going tonight difference to push this to go higher, the catalyst, right. we wanted to see it go above $94 a share and the catalyst is going tonight international markets. we've seen some clarity over there, and you've seen a really -- fedex's international numbers have to increase, and that's the catalyst right there. >> jeff, they are both international. it depends on where you want to play. i like ups better because it's got a 3% yield versus a
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 3:00pm EST
it or not, sells 250 copies per year. when you average the millions that stephen king myself, and the one that unites elle of your life if you were to be self published. the american association of publishers concluded that actually this is the interesting part for me. overall, books have actually been increasing steadily since 2008. adult trade book sales are generally out. children's book sales are up. e-books in 2011 outsold hardcover books for the first time. interestingly enough, paperback sales have plunged. that makes sense. people are reading off their books are more likely to do so on a handheld devices. but it's important to keep in mind that the publishing is a very unpredictable and eccentric business. every book is a new startup. when you think about that. part of research, development, design and production, it is a marketing strategy, it is audio development. you can't sell a book by ewen mcewen with the same strategy you used to sell patricia cornwell. each unto itself. it begs the question when we put an ad in "new york times" come it's not like putting an advertisement f
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
th all the on the u.s. consulate in libya left ambassador chris stephens and three others dead. clinton will testify before the 130th congress sometime in january. she's also agreed to testify before the house foreign affairs committee. i'm li elizabeth pren in new yo. for all the headlines, log onto foxnews.com. >>> a warning that some of our nation's biggest companies may be hoodwinking you, the taxpayers. major companies like gm taking advantage of all kinds of incentives and tax breaks from local and state governments, but are the communities, meaning you, the big losers. the new york times financial reporter first reported this. nice to see you. unbelievable story. these companies are getting huge breaks. >> i added it up across the country as comprehensive as i could. it's still missing some things but i identified over $80 billion a year for spending. there's cash grants, tax credits, free buildings, free roads, worker training. it's really a big tab. > >> greta: now, the reason why communities do that is the expectation that you give a company a break so the company tha
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
quarter and stephen curry had his fourth straight double-double with 22 points and 10 assists. warriors win 104-97 and continue the trip tomorrow in brooklyn. >> she is a sports gal! >>> a last second thrill for our play of the day nba. we got new york at charlotte. we are tied up at 98. 3.4 ticks left in the game. here's how it finished. >> kidd to j.r. smith, not using it, smith flips it up for the win, it's good!! j.r. smith nails it! >> with that, knicks' j.r. smith is a lot more popular with his teammates, gets mobbed. the knicks win 100-98. one more time -- >> nice. >> boom. >> you know j.r. smith was a nugget and he used to pull that all the time. >> i won't hold that against him. [ laughter ] >>> 6:25. coming up, off the table. what's behind a strike by bay area crab fishermen? >> plus, finally found. the search for a couple missing in a snowstorm end up in the sierra but only one is still alive. >> roads are blocked in san francisco after a car slammed into a hydrant. we'll show you just how bad the damage got and when we can expect to see the roads reopen. ,, ,,,,,, >>> you
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 11:00am PST
is looking to replace jim demint. south carolina native and favorite son stephen colbert with with an idea of who should fill that seat. >> who will she pick? you want somebody young and conservative, somebody from south carolina. maybe somebody who had a super pac. wait a second. >> watch where you point that thing. it's powerful. okay. >> governor haley jokingly writing thank you for your interest in the u.s. senate seat, but you didn't know our state drink. big, big mistake. for the record the state drink in south carolina is milk. the 2012 presidential election broke the $2 billion mark making it the most expensive race in american plital history. federal finance reports show president obama's re-election team raced just north of $1.1 billion while team romney raised just under $1.1 billion. that story is the topic of our gut check on this friday. what does your gut tell you? is a $2 billion election too expensive? go to facebook.com/newsnation to vote. that will do it for this friday edition of "news nation." i'm craig melvin. "the cycle" is up next. oh...there you go. wooohooo....hah
PBS
Dec 25, 2012 11:00pm PST
were talking about stephen crane and conrad. the writers' room which can be one of the great places of creativity in america, a writers' room on a good show. listen. we were all at various stages of having dropped out english departments one way or another. that's how you get to los angeles. the subject of dickens was always coming up. we were writing about cities, writing about crimes, writing about crops. dickens was one of the first people to notice how interesting a policeman is standing between the legitimate and the ill lee might jat in a city. the conversation turned off as a popular writer, we're writing for televisio so was he. when he talk about the fact that people... when simon talked about the fact that the weekly part would be read allowed to others in the family living room by dad it resembles nothing so much as an american family gathered around a character set with undischarged energy. the great thing is that you then have to master it. unlike shakespea. must allow the character to pen great into your soul as it were. with dickens you have to hang to mrs. gamp if yo
KRON
Dec 3, 2012 7:00am PST
and stephen rogness. they were taken to john muir medical center in walnut creek. two of the firefighters needed to have surgery. all three are expected to survive. >> a 14 year-old boy charged as an adult with attempted murder, sexual assault and kidnapping of a 65 year-old woman is scheduled to be arraigned today. he will appear in court where he is expected to be arraigned today. >> san jose has marked its 43rd homicide of the year. matching a two decade high. the most recent hamas i was a 17 year-old boy who was gunned down on a residential street on friday. if the killings is believed to be gang-related. the 43 homicides so far this year atop the 41 killings last year. the 2011 total was double the previous year's number of homicides. >> oakland police officials have made 44 percent fewer rest last year than just three years before. the plunge includes the rest from armed robbery case is a drug bust. to my kron site public drunkenness. that's an average of 18th your rest per day. this year the city is facing a 23% spike in murders, muggings and other major offenses. the arrests figur
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 10:00am EST
with stephen that the original is a little outdated in terms of facing all the myriad threats and predation that developed in the war on terror and passed very shortly after 9/11 and we know a lot more from our experience so congress appropriately decided it was time for them to take a look at whether or not we needed to be more explicit and in some areas expand on the a u.s. map. to be in favor of something that did require congress to revisit that every couple years it would be useful to make sure our political leadership rather than leave that hanging out there is something for the next ten years as things develop, as threats either expand or recede, our political leaders in congress should appropriately way in, from justice jackson's famous concurrence with congress and the executive acting together that that is the height of authority in these military matters. the executive is constantly involved in these things. we know where the executive stand but congress can act and sit back and the executive from the law so useful clarifying function for the courts if congress does periodically
FOX News
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
-before-seen footage of twins appearing to fight it out inside the room. dr. stephen garner with new york met think of the hospital and with me now. good morning, doc. good to see you. hear is the image, though us what you think should be focused on. >> hear is the big guy. he towers over the little guy. what he does he punches with his arms and knees. here is his knees and this guy's niece. look like he is punching him. bill: i have a question for you. this is pretty obvious at home. here is one. and here is the other, all right? just down here, this is where the knees are knocking right? over here and there. >> the placenta down here with the sharing. they're getting their knewtics from the same source. they're developed blood cells sending all the blood to big guy and that is why he is little. bill: is there evidence there are fighting. >> you think that but making it up in your mind. looks like people are fighting. getting a straighted could be by mri noise itself. when something hits one of them they started and start to do like this. we see that when we do ultrasounds all the time. the baby d
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am PST
. with millions of americans unemployed this simply makes no sense. stephen moore, senior writer for "the wall street journal." how are you doing, steve? good morning. >> hi, bill. bill: they're saying 43,000 jobs because of this. what, a latex glove gets taxed? i thought it was just like on mri machines and big items like that? >> actually, no. thank you for doing this segment because a lot of americans don't realize when the president calls for all the new taxes in the fiscal cliff negotiation, mr. president we already have a big tax increase that will hit on january 2nd. that of course is the obamacare taxes. you mentioned one of them, the tax on medical devices and medical equipment, bill, which i agree with, congressman price. that will reduce innovation and will reduce the kind of invention and new products we need to keep people healthier. in addition to that, bill, don't forget there is something called 3.8% investment tax surcharge in the obamacare bill that starts in january. one of the things that the president says is a little misleading i will only raise tax rates back where they
KRON
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
of you would like very much for talking about hitchcock. >> this is a movie part based on stephen rebellos alfred hitchcock and the making of cycle. the director want to measure the story gets credit and importance to hitchcock's wife and collaborator,. anyone who studied this in managing its of hitchcock knows alma reville hitchcock had an instinct for the right thing. it expects to help them technically and decided to stay out of the limelight. it is different than the hbo movie about the making of the birds. this one is smart and anthony hopkins does it just right. there are so many other movies i want people to see including argo is very good the session, lincoln, and silver lining playbook. many this is matthew martin and hetlenia . >> speaking of the holidays in keeping in the spirit ice skating in new york this is kind of looks like central park what a wonderful time it must be out there. >> i think i would just tell you guys and not saying. take a look at storm tracker 4 you can see some showers in the east bay and inland areas. a lot of it is clear we are not completely c
CNN
Dec 24, 2012 9:00am PST
the weekend. this is in stephens pass, washington. san francisco is still working out flight delays caused by wind-driven rain. you can see what it did to northern california as heavy surf pounded the shoreline. we'll bring in alexadrra steele. even a tornado threat you're talking about. that's rare. what are we watching? >> it is rare, suzanne. i want to show you this map. it's rare to have an isolated tornd or two, but a severe weather outbreak is the xpt for her tomorrow is more rare. here's a look. tomorrow, christmas morning, i'm going to delineate the time so you can see who will see what and when. from houston to new orleans, tomorrow morning your severe weather outbreak threat. winds 60 to 80 miles per hour, and very serious tornados and large, damaging hale. it moving in the afternoon and picks up into western florida. from the afternoon into the evening, atlanta to birmingham. both the severe side tomorrow and a snowy side tomorrow, which is rare as well. in florida and georgia the last time we had christmas day tornadoes was in 2006, and there were six. before that in 1969, and
CNN
Dec 29, 2012 11:00am PST
. >>> a large crowd cheers the first couple to get married under maine's new same-sex marriage law. stephen bridges and michael snell of port land tied the knot just after midnight this morning. >> it's very surreal still. we didn't expect all the cameras and everything tonight. >> we finally feel equal and happy to live in maine. >> it's official now. after nine years, it's all good. >> yeah. >> voters in maine and maryland approved same-sex marriage in november. >>> don wright is not going to let a little thing like cancer keep from his goal running a marathon in every state. he's well on which is way to achieving that goal. he's an unusual patient in another way experimenting with a new approach to his disease. here's dr. sanjay gupta with today's "human factor." >> don's career spanned engineering, being a company vice president and the law. and at age 62, he discovered a new passion. marathons. eight years ago, just days after running his first 26-mile race though, he got some devastating news. >> i had gone to the doctor a couple of times for pain in my back. it was multiple myeloma.
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
itself in court. >>> actor stephen baldwin owes $53,000 in back taxes and penalties. he plead not guilty. the actor handed over a check for $100,000 as a good faith down payment on what he owes. baldwin is due back in court in february. >>> a surprise jump in the number of jobs in november. 146,000 jobs added last month. that's nearly double what some economists had expected. joining me now is former economic adviser to the romney campaign and director of economic policy studies at the american enterprise institute. good morning to you. >> morning. >> give me your take on these numbers. >> very solid report, the fact that we've been growing. and we expected it to drop a lot because of all the problems that they had in the new york area. but that didn't happen. what we see, i think, is a very solid labor market, the kind of labor market that could lead to sort of sustained moderate consumption growth. there is a little bit of bad news coming in the fourth quarter. it looks like capital spend something falling off the face of the earth. people expect gdp in the fourth quarter to be kind of
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 11:00am PST
that killed chris stephens and three other americans with direct knowledge of the investigation. the u.s. source tells me the fbi which is conducting the investigation, has not had access to him yet. the source says following the attack, ahmed very quickly popped up on their radar, so they have been looking at him for some time. the official would not comment on what led them to him. joe. >> so what do we know about this guy? he's a radical, certainly, and he's been on the radar, but what more do we know about him? >> we know he's 45 years old, masters degree in sharia law. he's also believed to be the driving force behind a new terror group seeking to align itself with al qaeda. this is according to both the u.s. and an egyptian official. the egyptian official said he has denied any connection to the afacon the u.s. consulate or affiliation with al qaeda, but he's also believed to be connected to a heavily armed terror cell raided in october in egypt. five people were arrested at that time. >> right, and probably not the only suspect, right? is the fbi making more progress in this? >>
FOX News
Dec 24, 2012 8:00am PST
and whether or not the current four years is even enough to begin with. joining me, dr. stephen garner of new york methodist hospital. dr. garner, great to see you. >> great to see you, jamie. jamie: let's talk about the mistakes that are made, how troubling is the trend? >> it is nothing new and if you look at it the trend is decreasing but no mistake is acceptable when you're dealing with surgery and people's lives but there are basic things people can do and surgeons and patients to avoid the mistakes. for example, getting right leg operated on the doctor should take magic marker put a note on the right leg, this is the leg to be operated on. very basic stuff, you never make a mistake. what happens the doctor makes wrong side surgery because the patient is flipped on back or stomach the right and left are reversed. doctor, patient should make sure this is the right patient operated on. i'm mrs. jones, am i correct patient you're talking about? again communication. a lot of times doctors are rushing and don't take time to do it. sponges and equipment left behind in patients belly. measure n
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 9:00am EST
rate. >> stephen bebis of brockstone in newton, massachusetts. happy holidays. thanks so much. >> thanks for having me on the show, carl. thank you. >>> a quick check of the markets before we go to break. dow is up 114. again, five days straight. we haven't done that since the springtime. talk more about it in a second. >>> by the way, up next, four years ago today bernie madoff was arrested for running the biggest ponzi scheme in u.s. history. are we any safer today? we'll talk about it after a quick break. ups store. that's right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot? [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. save on ground shipping at fedex office. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. let'for an idea.s - a grand idea called america. the idea that if you work hard, if you have a dream, if you work with your neighbors... you can do most anything. this led to other ideas like liberty and rock 'n' roll. to free markets, free enterprise, and free refills. it put a m
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 8:00pm EST
would you feel? >> just on the j.f.k. assasination thing. i just read one of stephen king's new books which is about the assasination and a man who has the ability to go back in time and tries to stop the assasination of j.f.k. does that mean we should put a thing on the front and say this didn't happen? at what point is it someone's responsibility to find out whether there is a backing up of that argument. it seems ridiculous when it's about time travel because there is no time travel yet. to a lot of people that would be absurd, where is that line? it's a gray area. >> i think the answer to somebody who will look at -- watch "24" and say see didn't i tell you americans are torture amongers. it goes to the old question of what is the effect, what's the cause and what's the effect of art and on public perception and behavior. would i personally feel responsible? i thought about it and i do think we all bear some responsibility but not complete responsibility. so somebody who doesn't have a critical capacity to turn on a television and realize this is fiction, this is not a representat
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Dec 14, 2012 12:00pm EST
office of state finance where she worked for governor frank. next on the panel we have stephen penner, who is the institute fellow and the rj and francis miller chair and public policy at the urban institute. prior to that in his long and distinguished career as he was the director of the congressional budget office where he supervised a young economist who didn't learn a whole lot and that's why i am here and rudy has had a distinguished career that he has had, but i remember those conversations and i hope i can do them justice today to read his also served as the deputy assistant secretary for economic affairs and a senior staff economist at the council of economic advisers. finally, last but not least, we have david walker, founder and ceo of a comeback america initiative david farley the comptroller general of the united states she was also director of the head of the u.s. government accountability office for also, the to tenures. he is widely read and author numerous articles on the deficit coming and he has a new initiative out there now that i think makes tremendous sense it ma
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Dec 16, 2012 1:00am EST
comes to this debate with a great deal of knowledge. on my left is professor stephen vladeck at american university washington college of law. we agree the nationalized expert also part of the military tribunal and has many amicus briefs to the high court and has written on a broad range of issues and our own committee on un national-security. senior editor the peer review on policy and a senior contributor to one of the first things we look in the morning after the times. >> after the times? >> after and he clerked for the honorable judge of the night of the circuit and also the u.s. court of appeals. and was editor at the yet yale law journal. to both very talented the debate is entitled potential policy. we set it up to do it live stephen most art and then we will have the response. >> it is of pleasures to be here and four you guys to put this to gather to having a the fortitude to have the purchase of a. i am a firm believer the best we can do is raise the level of debate to engage with each other or talk past each other. those remarks that virtually consistent with the book one que
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